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  • G8, Raising Pressure On Iran, Puts Oil Stocks On Standby

    G8, Raising Pressure On Iran, Puts Oil Stocks On Standby
    CAMP DAVID, Maryland (Reuters) - Leaders of the Group of Eight major economies raised the pressure on Iran on Saturday, signaling their readiness to tap into emergency oil stockpiles quickly this summer if tougher new sanctions on Tehran threaten to...
  • 2012 International Building Codes in effect in Harford

    With Harford County Council Bill 11-51 enacted into law, any new one- and two-family dwellings will now have to be built with automatic residential fire sprinkler systems. The bill was an update to its building and mechanical codes to the applicable 2012...
  • Natural Perspectives: Dire consequences if we don't curb emissions

    Britain's Guardian newspaper reported recently that the construction of many new fossil fuel-burning power plants may prevent the world from keeping global temperature increases at a safe level. A manageable temperature rise is thought by many scientists...
  • The hottest issue: Climate change dwarfs other problems

    The hottest issue: Climate change dwarfs other problems
    An optimist might want to raise a glass as 2011 winds down. U.S. troops will be out of Iraq by New Year's Eve. The global AIDS pandemic is ebbing. And the U.S. unemployment rate dropped by nearly half a percent in November. But an optimist would have to...
  • Extreme energy, extreme weather

    Extreme energy, extreme weather
    There were no tornado warnings last Friday night, when I muted the Nationals game around 11 p.m. I listened intently through my living-room window. A train, I thought. Definitely a train. I should have known better. The warnings have been building for...
  • Iran Raid Likely To Drag In U.S. And Hurt Global Economy

    Iran Raid Likely To Drag In U.S. And Hurt Global Economy
    MUNICH (Reuters) - An Israeli raid on Iran's nuclear facilities would deliver a painful shock to the global economy, revive flagging Islamist militancy and possibly drag the United States into a regional war whether it backed its ally's attack or not. As...
  • Harford County Adopts 2012 International Building Codes

    With Harford County Council Bill 11-51 having been enacted into law, Harford County has completed the legislative process of updating its building and mechanical codes to the applicable 2012 International Codes, commonly called I-Codes, prior to the...
  • Europe, and especially Germany, are banking on coal

    Much of Europe may be moving toward renewable energy, but here in the Rhine Valley, where coal has always been king, this little town has become more roadkill on the fossil fuels autobahn. Three power plants fueled by lignite coal, the granddaddy of...
  • Green Home Tax Incentives

    Green Home Tax Incentives
    While many homeowners may grumble over the price tags on energy-efficient appliances and products, federal tax credits are making going green more affordable. In 2006 the Treasury Department and the IRS issued guidance (Notice 2006-26), which allowed...
  • Reinventing Kyoto

    AS PRESIDENT BUSH sat across the table last week from European leaders steamed about his approach to global warming, he could at least bask in the knowledge that even though the compromise he engineered isn't exactly the right thing to do, it's less wrong...
  • Lower bills with 5 energy savers

    This time of year, homeowners' thoughts often turn to ways of keeping their heating bills in check as the weather cools. If the brisk air isn't enough to motivate you, the federal government is kicking in a little incentive. Tax breaks for installing and...